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A new crop is launched in the UK, Ahiflower, which contains Omega 3. However, nutritionists say that it does not replace a well-balanced diet. Presented by Charlotte Smith. Show more
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Andrew Marr looks at the various origins of Britain's story found in some of its earliest verses. With Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Armitage and Patience Agbabi. Show more
Andrew Marr, Helen Mort and Ruth Padel discuss women's poetry. Are nightclub door policies racist? World War Two photos by Lee Miller. And talking to children about sexuality. Show more
A wrong turn takes Modeste and Innocent off the beaten track and into wild terrain of the Akagera National Park. Show more
Kate Adie introduces reporters' despatches from Hungary, Germany, Kazakhstan, the Central African Republic and the Republic of Ireland. Show more
In his exploration of British history and identity through poems, Andrew Marr examines the 16th century, from the rise of the Tudors to the elegance of Shakespeare. Show more
The poet Murray Lachlan-Young presents his own poetic take on the Shipping Forecast.
Some councils are asking retailers and manufacturers to pay the cost of cleaning up after fly-tippers - is that fair? Show more
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Presented by Mark Mardell. As Nato meets to discuss Russia's operation in Syria, is a diplomatic solution to the escalating crisis any closer? Show more
Entomologist George Beccaloni explores the life of explorer and naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace. From October 2015. Show more
Andrew Marr watches the world fall apart, as the British Isles descends into war. With Fiona Shaw, Alice Oswald, Justin Champion and Simon Russell Beale. Show more
Clare Balding goes in search of Nun Appleton House in North Yorkshire, the subject of one of Andrew Marvell's most famous poems. Show more
Andrew Marr explores the 18th century. An age in which we tried hard to be civilised while enjoying the fact that we were not. The Age of Reason? Show more
Director Robert Zemeckis talks about 3D in films and why it shouldn't just be used for effect, and Barnaby Smyth discusses the sound effects in Suffragette. Francie Stock presents. Show more
Andrew Marr explores the age of the Romantics. Was this the period when poetry went completely off the rails? With Richard Holmes. Poems by Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge and Clare. Show more
FIFA suspends President Blatter and potential successor, Platini. Syrian army says major ground offensive underway. VW America blames rogue engineers for emissions scandal.
The poet Murray Lachlan-Young reads a poetic reimagining of the Shipping Forecast, based on listeners' suggestions.
In this nicely furnished, affordable programme with attractive views, Marcus Brigstocke tackles the housing crisis. From October 2015. Show more
Andrew Marr explores the Victorian Age accompanied by Ian McKellen, Dinah Birch, Daljit Nagra, Michael Rosen and Matthew Sweet. Show more
Simon Armitage, Juliet Gardiner, Kate Tempest, Kei Miller and Glyn Maxwell help Andrew Marr to paint a fresh portrait of the 20th century in poems. Show more
Contemporary poetry and music broadcast live from the Radio theatre. The final act of We British: An Epic in Poetry featuring poets Simon Armitage, Hollie McNish and Roger McGough. Show more
Will Russia's intervention in Syria make any difference to Britain's policy?
Adam Rutherford meets Carlo Rovelli, author of publishing sensation Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, and examines new insights into the the resilience of corals across the globe. Show more
What happens when we abandon a place? And why is it so difficult for us to leave these places behind? Aleks Krotoski explores abandon both on and offline. Show more
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Margaret Thatcher felt that sanctions were not the best way to oppose apartheid, members of the Commonwealth appealed to Her Majesty, and rumours of a rift followed. Show more
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